Jesse Powell is a cryptocurrency entrepreneur known for being the co-founder of the popular exchange Kraken. Powell originally worked as a security consult for Mt. Gox and began developing Kraken as a replacement.
Jesse Powell in the News
Interviews with Jesse Powell
- 2022-03-05: Watch CNBC's full interview with Kraken CEO Jesse Powell on calls to freeze Russian crypto
Jesse Powell FAQ
Why did Jesse Powell step down from Kraken?
Powell is still involved with Kraken and remains among the largest company shareholders. Powell ultimately stepped down as CEO to focus on “company’s products, user experience and industry advocacy.”